Listen Up! 15 Reasons to Consider Audiobooks

Listening to audiobooks is nothing new. They’ve been around for some time now, but audio content is becoming increasingly popular as more and more people are exploring audio content as an (awesome!) alternative to the buzz, brands, and banality of mainstream media outlets. In South Africa, Cliff Central is tapping into this audio zeitgeist, so keep an eye out and watch this space, but in

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Embrace the challenge and succeed

In the current economic state, many people in South Africa are not enjoying life to the ultimate.  People are in survival mode; they go through a daily routine broadly constituted by the following:  wake up in the morning, go to work, complete mundane work-related tasks to get a wage or salary, go home, eat and sleep, and repeat.  The routine may differ to include

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A Short History of Africa’s Liberation

After World War II the process of decolonization of the African continent gathered momentum as African countries began to strive for more political rights and independence. In some parts of the continent, colonial powers reluctantly, and grudgingly, relinquished power as the African people moved against the recalcitrant colonial regimes. Between 1945 and 1965 a significant number of African countries gained independence from European colonial

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Big History in South Africa?

In 2008, billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates was making good time and money on a treadmill while watching David Christian’s video course, “Big History: The Big Bang, Life on Earth, and the Rise of Humanity”—he was sold: “I just loved it,” Gates said, “It was very clarifying for me. I thought, God, everybody should watch this thing!” So what happened when Big Money met Big

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